I Am Hutterite

The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to reclaim Her Heritage
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Product Number: Z100124507
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780849949142
Narrator/s: Mary-Ann Kirkby
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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In 1969, Ann-Marie's parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony inCanada with seven children, and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the familywas thrust into a society they did not understand and which knew little of theirunique culture. The transition was overwhelming.Desperate to be accepted, ten-year-old Ann-Marie was forced to deny her heritagein order to fit in with her peers. Winner of the 2007 Saskatchewan Book Award for Non-fiction. "Your mother and father are running away,"said a voice piercing the warm air.I froze and turned toward home.To a Hutterite, nothing is more shamefulthan that word, running away, Weglaufen..." In 1969, Ann-Marie's parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony inCanada with seven children, and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the familywas thrust into a society they did not understand and which knew little of theirunique culture. The transition was overwhelming.Desperate to be accepted, ten-year-old Ann-Marie was forced to deny her heritagein order to fit in with her peers.I Am Hutteritechronicles her quest to reinventherself as she comes to terms with the painful circumstances that led her family toleave community life.Rich with memorable characters and vivid descriptions, this ground-breaking narrativeshines a light on intolerance, illuminating the simple truth that beneath everyhuman exterior beats a heart longing for understanding and acceptance.

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Author(s): Mary-Ann Kirkby
Original Publish Date: May 03, 2010

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Author(s): Mary-Ann Kirkby
Product Number EB00458640
Released: Jul 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: #9781418560324

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